Uveitis Update: A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Uveitis

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 6 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

  • 3 ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit Hour(s)

Uveitis Update: A Practical Approach to the

Diagnosis and Management of Uveitis

Recorded On - Saturday, March 30, 2019

Last Review Date - Saturday, March 30, 2019

Recorded At - Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA (Auditorium – 8th Floor)

J.P. Dunn, MD & Sonia Mehta, MD

Program Chairs

 

Course Description:

Uveitis is the fifth-leading cause of blindness worldwide and occurs in all age groups, including children and working-age adults, with the potential for years of vision loss.  Diagnosis and proper classification of the type of uveitis and the appropriate use of ocular and systemic therapy are keys to reducing the potential for vision loss.

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

 

  • Describe the various types of uveitis and their causes
  • Properly diagnose uveitis and develop appropriate treatment plans
  • Assess the impact of cataract surgery in patients with uveitis
  • Apply in practice standards of care for uveitis

Guest Faculty

Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA

Professor of Ophthalmology, Professor of Medicine

Director, Mount Sinai New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Eye and Vision Research Institute

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology

The Johns Hopkins University

Bloomberg School of Public Health 

 

Wills Eye Hospital Faculty

J.P. Dunn, MD

Sonia Mehta, MD

 

Accreditation Statement: 

The Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Full disclosure policy:

All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Wills Eye Hospital are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s).  Full disclosure will be made at the program.

If you have any questions, please contact the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME at 215.440.3169 or continuingeducation@willseye.org     

 
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Course Content

Uveitis Update
Anterior Uveitis - J.P. Dunn, MD
Intermediate Uveitis - J.P. Dunn, MD
Panel Discussion/Case Presentations
Posterior Uveitis- White Dot Syndromes- Panuveitis - Scleritis - Sonia Mehta, MD
Cataract Surgery in Patients with Uveitis - J.P. Dunn, MD
Panel Discussion/Case Presentations

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